WELCOME TO THE AUSTIN ZOO!


About Us

Our mission is to assist

animals in need through rescue,

rehabilitation and education. 

Located on the southwest edge of Austin, Texas, Austin Zoo draws visitors from around the world to learn about our rescued animals and spend quality time outdoors in the Texas Hill Country.

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Austin Zoo is proud to be a Zoological Association of America Accredited Facility.

 

 


 

Zoo Tots

 

 

Share the joy of animals at the zoo with your toddlers during a one-hour program using storybooks, crafts, and animal encounters.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10:00AM

Ages 3-5 with an adult

$40 per 5-week session. Zoo members get free admission with program.

 

Click HERE to learn about all the exciting things going on in our Education department.

 


Boo at the Zoo

 

 

Boo at the Zoo is our family-friendly Halloween event.

Tickets go on sale the 19th for members and the 26th for the general public. 

Click HERE to learn more.

 


Daily Training & Enrichment Activities

 


All keeper talks are weather permitting and last approximately 15 minutes. *Tortoise, Primate and Alligator Keeper Talks are held only when the temperature is at least 60 degrees Fahrenheit at noon.

 

Cougars
10:30am: Monday • Wednesday • Friday

Bears
10:30am: Sunday • Tuesday • Thursday • Saturday

Primates*
11:30am: Daily

Galapagos Tortoise*
12:30pm: Daily

Alligator*
2:30: Tuesday • Saturday

*Primate, Tortoise, & Alligator talks only if over 60 degrees


 

Austin Zoo Animal Art
Is Now Available For Purchase!


What started out as an enrichment activity for our primates has turned into a fundraising project for Austin Zoo!
All the pieces are hand painted by an Austin Zoo animal in watercolor, are unframed, and include the animal’s name and the date painted. (Each piece of art may contain slight imperfections.)

Click here to see all the available watercolors!